Origin of salivate
OTHER WORDS FROM salivateun·sal·i·vat·ed, adjectiveun·sal·i·vat·ing, adjective
How to use salivate in a sentence
In the weeks leading up to this strange, limited-capacity season of college football, oddsmakers salivated over the prospect of something akin to a control study for home-field advantage.Home Teams Aren’t Winning As Much In College Football This Season. The Big Ten Should Fit Right In.|Josh Planos|October 21, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But if you fire up Instagram and follow Rodrigo de la Calle, you might start salivating over such plants-turned-food.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer|Kara Cutruzzula|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She even has American pop stars salivating for her symbolic arrival.Figure Skater Gracie Gold Is America’s Darling in Sochi|Kevin Fixler|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another storage competitor which also has some investors salivating is the snappier-named Box.
But Bush administration neocons, salivating over regime change in Iran, spurned this extraordinary deal.Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick On How Obama Should Handle the Crisis In Syria|Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mysterious trailer for the sci-fi adventure (which opens on June 8) already has the Internet salivating.'Prometheus' Interview: Charlize Theron’s Alien Fantasy|Ramin Setoodeh|April 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Huxham appears to have adopted the whole Sydenhamian practice of blooding, blistering, purging, and salivating.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Bindle had christened him Spit-and-Speak owing to Gugger's habit of salivating his words.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
At the same time, they counts on salivating the old Injun what fools them a-plenty.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
May not this accidental impurity explain the occasional salivating effects of prussic acid.